Daily Archive: July 19, 2011

Jul 19

Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships open

Tweet Mid-career print journalists from developing countries can now apply for the 2012 Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF). The organizers will select about 10 journalists to spend six months getting non-academic, long-term, hands-on experience at American news organizations. In addition to the newsroom experience, the program offers specialized fellowships by topic — business, health, investigations, …

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Jul 19

“My Country” photo contest open

Tweet The “My Country” photo contest encourages photographers worldwide to submit one or multiple photographs of a country of their choosing. Asia-based stock photo company, Photokore, sponsors the contest. The objective is to submit a photo that best captures the essence of a country that holds a special place in your heart, whether the photographer …

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Jul 19

Grants fund investigative journalism

Tweet Deadline: 15/08/11 Investigative journalists can apply for a reporting grant. The grants, sponsored by the Fund for Investigative Journalism, are intended to support investigative projects around the world. The average award is US$5,000, which should cover out-of-pocket expenses such as travel costs. The Fund does not cover grantees’ salaries or equipment. The first half …

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Jul 19

Prize for regional journalism open

Tweet Deadline: 31/07/11 Journalists who focus on regional issues can apply for an award. The International Policy Network (IPN) is now accepting entries for the first annual R.C. Hoiles Prize for Regional Journalism. The US$15,000 prize recognizes journalists addressing regional issues whose writing best reflects the Freedom Philosophy developed by R. C. Hoiles. Hoiles believed …

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Jul 19

The Doha Centre for Media Freedom seeks freelancers

Tweet Freelance writers covering press freedom and media issues in South and Central Asia, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and North Africa are invited to submit story ideas. The Doha Centre for Media Freedom seeks stories about political or economic restrictions on media freedom, as well as other kinds of obstacles journalists face in …

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